Since 1919, The New School has been home to scholars, creators, and activists who challenge convention and boldly make their mark on the world.
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On October 1–6, 2019, join us as we reflect on a century of world-changing ideas and together imagine a new kind of future.

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Tuesday, October 1 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm
A New Safe World: A Conversation with Tarana Burke and Samhita Mukhopadhyay

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She set the “ME TOO” movement in motion, making the world aware of the pervasiveness of the sexual harassment, abuse and violence that plagues our society. Tarana J. Burke shares what a new generation needs to do and say, to advocate and create a safer world for everyone. An interactive discussion guided by executive editor of Teen Vogue, Samhita Mukhopadhya.

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Samhita Mukhopadhyay

Teen Vogue, executive editor
Samhita Mukhopadhyay is executive editor of Teen Vogue. Samhita formerly served as senior editorial director at Mic and is the former executive editor of Feministing.com. She is the co-editor of Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance and Revolution in Trump's America and the author of... Read More →
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Tarana Burke

Founder of the 'me too' Movement
For more than 25 years, activist and advocate Tarana J. Burke has worked at the intersection of racial justice and sexual violence. Fueled by commitments to interrupt sexual violence and other systemic inequalities disproportionately impacting marginalized people, particularly black... Read More →

Tuesday October 1, 2019 7:30pm - 8:30pm EDT
Tishman Auditorium - U100